Mongolia to develop ties with Azerbaijan

2018-03-13 12:18:22
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On March 12, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia D.Tsogtbaatar met with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov in Baku, Azerbaijan and exchanged their views on bilateral relations and cooperation.

Minister D.Tsogtbaatar noted that Mongolia is aiming to develop cooperation with Azerbaijan which shares a common historical heritage and emphasized the possibilities to cooperate in trade, economy, culture, education, science and sports sectors.

He also, appealed Azerbaijan to join the multilateral agreement on the establishment of an International Research Center for Landlocked Developing Countries in Ulaanbaatar and invited the Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan to visit Mongolia and attend the opening ceremony of the new center in this June.

The Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov has expressed support for initiatives of the two country's Governments and other organizations on developing and expanding the relations between Azerbaijan and Mongolia.

After the meeting, the sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between Foreign Ministries of Mongolia and Azerbaijan.